Tag Archives: cnc machine tools and accessories

Cultural Events for FERMAT Family and Friends

December 13, 2017  
Brno,_Mahenovo_divadlo,_hlediště_(1)_by Palickap_under CC BY SA 4.0 license_Brno Theater_Moravia_Czech Republic

It’s easy to get wrapped up in the wonderful world of machine tools, industry, manufacturing, and the raw power of tearing through angry workpieces of iron or steel.  The dynamics of creating the real tools that shape our modern existence can often leave the die-hard machine tool manufacturer removed from… Read more »

Sam Sikandar, International Trade Officer & Corporate Legal Adviser for LUCAS, a FERMAT Group company

September 19, 2017  

Mr. Sam Sikandar, International Trade Officer and Corporate Legal Adviser for LUCAS, a FERMAT Group company, joined the firm in the spring of 2017.  His responsibility of growing LUCAS’s dealership network has taken off recently with forging new strategic partnerships, securing a transaction in the Americas for the oil and… Read more »

Kids’ Day at FERMAT

September 6, 2017  
Face painting

On the final Saturday of August 2017, FERMAT held its first annual Kids’ Day, a fun-filled extravaganza for little tykes and adults alike.  Various contests and attractions were organized: two jumping castles, a fishing contest (not real fish), knocking down a stack of colorful cans with a well-aimed fastball, and… Read more »

Little house on the prairie, by a factory. The villa of Frantisek Wawerka.

August 31, 2017  

Frantisek Wawerka, Sr., who founded a machine tool manufacturing empire in his hometown of Lipnik nad Becvou at the beginning of the 20th century, which later became through many manifestations Strojtos Lipnik/FERMAT Stroje LipnIk, s.r.o. (a member of FERMAT Group), was ever the pioneer in modern industry, and also, architecture…. Read more »

CNC machining with feeling… or, probing your workpiece like a pro

August 16, 2017  
workpiece probe

Feeler; Merriam-Webster’s definition, noun feel·er \ˈfē-lər\: “an animal organ such as an antenna or palp that is used for testing things by touch or for searching for food.”  In essence, feelers are a type of antenna that probe physical conditions for useful information.  Not to be outdone by simple bugs,… Read more »

FERMAT’s Tag Team pallet exchange system Body Slams the workload!

August 10, 2017  
CC BY-SA 2.0_Broken Hardys Expedition of Gold_Mike Kalasnik

Why waste time constantly setting and resetting workpieces? While you’re machining one, get the other ready for a quick exchange that makes short work of the workload.  FERMAT’s automatic pallet changing system maximizes the workspace and minimizes the downtime.  It allows for easy manipulation of large and heavy workpieces of… Read more »

All work and no play

July 28, 2017  
Tomas Slavik FERMAT

Summertime And the livin’ is easy Fish are jumpin’ And the cotton is high Your daddy’s rich And your mamma’s good lookin’ So hush little baby Don’t you cry Unless, of course, you missed out on FERMAT’s 4th annual fun-filled, exciting football tournament (soccer tournament to our friends in the… Read more »

Taming the Bedouins of Brno; FERMAT’s design and training departments no longer roam the wide industrial expanse.

June 28, 2017  
FERMAT Design Department taking a rest and contemplating new machine tools

The wildly feisty and free-spirited designers of FERMAT’s powerful and precise table-type and floor-type horizontal boring mills, as well as its outstanding milling heads, have finally given up their rugged independence and have now settled down in a happy marriage of opposites with FERMAT’s stolid, brainiac training department.  They are… Read more »

Your best bet is what you spend your money on.

June 22, 2017  

For the past 30 years in the West, it’s become fashion to believe everyone’s better off making their livelihoods in an economy as far away from manufacturing as possible because industry brings dreary benefits to the individual, family and environment (with unrepentant smokestacks belching out pollution à la 1942).  The… Read more »

The Czech Republic is 6th in the world in the Global Peace Index

June 13, 2017  
Vision of Humanity_Global Peace Index 2016_Czech Republic is 6 out of 163

That’s not too shabby, to be ranked 6th out of 163 countries in Vision of Humanity’s Global Peace Index, which quantifies, aggregates and summarizes variables accounting for a country’s level of peace enjoyed by its population.  The categories examined range from hard-to-nail-down perceptions of criminality and relations with neighboring countries… Read more »